Beyond Getting Started: A Resource Guide for Implementing a Safe Patient Handling Program in the Acute Care Setting

This resource guide explains how to develop, implement and maintain a safe patient handling program in an acute care environment to reduce the risk of patient falls, skin breakdown, and injury to healthcare worker

  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Safe Patient Handling & Fall Prevention
  • Content Type: Educational Programs / Tools
  • Reference: AOHP Web site. 2006. Accessed February 10, 2011